Nellie Grant Mine

The Nellie Grant Mine is a gold and silver mine located in Jefferson county, Montana.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Nellie Grant Mine  

State:  Montana

County:  Jefferson

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 46.44083, -112.20139

Map: View on Google Maps

Satelite View

MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.


Satelite image of the Nellie Grant Mine

Nellie Grant Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Nellie Grant Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Zinc
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Antimony


Location

State: Montana
County: Jefferson
District: Clancy-Lump Gulch District


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: C. E. Pew
Home Office: C/O Monida Vaughn, 937 11th Ave.Helena, Mt. 59601

Owner Name: Barmont Mines, Inc.
Home Office: 2624 Edwards St., Butte, Mt.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Boulder Batholith


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericitization, Oxidation


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Ore: Tennantite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): NW OF SW, 14 ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :(1950)

Comment (Workings): SEVERAL DRIFTS, ADITS, 80FT. SHAFT

Comment (Deposit): THE HANGING WALL IS A STRONG PLANE SURFACE, BUT THE FOOTWALL FOR SEVERAL FEET FROM THE VEIN IS CUT BY MANY NARROW STRINGERS THAT BRANCH FROM THE VEIN AND GO INTO THE WALL.

Comment (Production): PRODUCING, 1961 . PRODUCTION WAS RECORDED FOR 1958, 1960, 1965.


References

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 30, P. 24.

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 16, P. 43, 106.

Reference (Deposit): MBMG BULL 14 P. 19.

Reference (Deposit): USGS PP 428, P. 62, PL. 1.

Reference (Deposit): USGS-USBM MINERAL YEARBOOKS 1958, 1960, 1965.

Reference (Production): MBMG BULL 16, P. 106. USGS-USBM MINERAL YEARBOOKS


Colorized Mining Photos

Drumlummon Mine at Marysville, Montana late 1880s

Western Mining History's collection of colorized mining photos includes incredible scenes from Montana: Best Historical Photos: Colorized Mining Scenes.